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    Ukraine urges US, EU to press Russia over jailed pilot
    Mar07

    Ukraine urges US, EU to press Russia over jailed pilot

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on Washington and Brussels Monday to step up pressure on Moscow to secure the release of a hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot from a Russian jail …read more Source: The Daily...

    Nobel laureates join plea for pilot’s release
    Mar07

    Nobel laureates join plea for pilot’s release

    KIEV: Three Nobel Prize laureates were among thousands of people who signed a petition urging European leaders to secure the release of a hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot from a Russian jail. The 34-year-old Nadiya Savchenko is standing trial for alleged involvement in the death of two Russian journalists in war-torn Ukraine. She faces up to 23...

    EU to prolong sanctions against Russia without discussions
    Mar07

    EU to prolong sanctions against Russia without discussions

    In September 2015 the European Union extended individual sanctions until March 15, 2016, which aimed to “counter threats to Ukraine’s territorial integrity and independence.” …read more Source:...

    Questions cloud future of Malaysia Airlines
    Mar07

    Questions cloud future of Malaysia Airlines

    Two years after twin air crashes that left its brand in tatters, Malaysia Airlines is still a company in limbo. ||| Singapore/ Kuala Lumpur – Two years after twin air crashes that left its brand in tatters, Malaysia Airlines is still a company in limbo. The loss of two Boeing 777s just months apart in 2014 triggered a much needed state...

    Levon Aronian to participate in Norway Chess 2016
    Mar07

    Levon Aronian to participate in Norway Chess 2016

    Armenia’s chess player Levon Aronian has been invited to participate in Norway Chess-2016, one of the strongest super tournaments ever. Renowned chess players, including the World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), the ex-world champions Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) and Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria), Anish Giri (The Nederlands), and Maxime...

    Protests Over Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Lead To Assaults On Embassies In Kiev, Moscow
    Mar07

    Protests Over Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Lead To Assaults On Embassies In Kiev, Moscow

    MOSCOW — Tit-for-tat embassy attacks in Moscow and Kiev Sunday, sparked by protests over Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, could further strain ties between the two former Soviet countries. Savchenko is facing a 25-year prison sentence in Russia. Windows and CCTV cameras were reportedly smashed and diplomatic cars broken into at the Russian...

    Bulgaria tries not to be alternative to refugees’ Balkan route
    Mar07

    Bulgaria tries not to be alternative to refugees’ Balkan route

    Preliminary data claims that today’s EU–Turkey summit intends to put an end to the non-regulated migrant flow towards West and North Europe across the West Balkan countries. The flow along that route has been seriously restricted recently and that has resulted in refugees and traffickers’ increased interest towards circumventing...

    Pipe dreams: Gazprom courts southern Europe to exclude Ukraine
    Mar07

    Pipe dreams: Gazprom courts southern Europe to exclude Ukraine

    Russia’s Gazprom is counting on its deep natural gas ties with Italy to revive plans aimed at bypassing Ukraine as a transit state for politically sensitive gas shipments to Europe. …read more Source:...

    Nobel laureates join petition to secure Ukraine pilot’s release
    Mar07

    Nobel laureates join petition to secure Ukraine pilot’s release

    ‘Our ability to save her life will test the effectiveness of international diplomacy and our commitment to European values,’ an open letter says …read more Source: World...

    Nobel laureates join petition for EU to secure Ukraine pilot’s release
    Mar07

    Nobel laureates join petition for EU to secure Ukraine pilot’s release

    KIEV: Three Nobel Prize laureates were among thousands of people who signed a petition urging European leaders to secure the release of a hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot from a Russian jail. The 34-year-old Nadiya Savchenko is standing trial for alleged involvement in the death of two Russian journalists in war-torn Ukraine. She faces up to 23...